First 5 California [web resource]

First 5 California understands today’s parents face many challenges and tough choices as they raise their kids. First 5 California, also known as the California Children and Families Commission, supports the healthy development of children, from prenatal through age 5, and enriches the lives of their families and communities.

First 5 focus areas include:

  • Early Learning and Care
  • Effective Interactions and Teaching
  • Positive Parenting
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Public Outreach
  • Advocacy and Policy

See the First 5 Parenting website for free information and resources  to help your child grow up healthy and thrive. The First 5 Parenting website offers resources organized by age group and topic, educational videos, activities you can do with your child, a directory of services and more. Among the free resources are a  downloadable bilingual digital story book and kit for new parents.

Each county in California has its own First 5 commission. These 58 county commissions fund local service providers, health and learning programs, and resources tailored to meet the needs of your family and community. Connect with your county’s First 5 commission.

Source: First 5 California | First 5 California, California’s Parenting Website, | © 2021 First 5 California

If you have concerns about your child, CHC Care Managers can arrange a free 30-minute consultation so you can explore options with an expert. We invite you to call or email our Care Managers at 650.688.3625 or to set up an initial Parent Consultation appointment. CHC teletherapy services are available now.

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